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  • 'Pakistan stands with Iran in this hour of need': Qureshi on US withdrawal from nuclear accord

    Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, who arrived in Islamabad on Thursday for a two-day visit, held detailed talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Friday, with both sides underlining the need to promote bilateral relations in all areas of cooperation...

    Welcoming the dignitary, Qureshi noted the potential for "strengthening the already strong bilateral relationship" between Pakistan and Iran...

  • Pakistan won’t abandon peace efforts, says Qureshi

    WASHINGTON: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Sunday that despite India’s reluctance, Pakistan would not close doors on its efforts to promote peace in the region...

    Addressing a news conference at the Pakistan Embassy in Washington, Mr Qureshi also dispelled the impression that Pakistan was being forced to choose between China and the United States...

  • No progress in Afghan peace process without involving Pakistan: Qureshi

    WASHINGTON: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that there can be no progress in the Afghan peace process without involving Pakistan and this cooperation can only be gained in a friendly manner...

    In a wide-ranging news conference at the end of his 10-day visit to the United States, Mr Qureshi pointed out that Pakistan had a 70-year-old relationship with America, which should not be viewed through “Afghanistan’s prism”... ...

  • Aasia cannot leave Pakistan due to pending review: Qureshi

    ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Aasia Bibi, who has been acquitted of a blasphemy charge by the Supreme Court, cannot leave the country because of pending review of her case before the court...

    A review petition is being heard, so how can she go,” Mr Qureshi said while talking to journalists on Wednesday...

  • FM Qureshi hopes Brexit will present 'new opportunities' for Pakistan and UK

    Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday expressed hope that the impending Brexit deal — Britian's planned withdrawal from the European Union — would open new opportunities for trade and development for both the United Kingdom and Pakistan...

    Qureshi appreciated expanded bilateral cooperation between the two countries and stressed that the UK was an important trade and investment partner of Pakistan...

  • 'Pakistan stands with Sri Lanka': Qureshi calls Sri Lankan premier to condemn terrorist attacks

    Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday called Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to condole and condemn the terrorist attacks that rocked the country on Easter Day...

    In his call to Wickremasinghe, Qureshi expressed "his deepest condolences on behalf of Prime Minister Imran Khan and the people of Pakistan in the wake of terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka", said a statement issued by the ministry...

  • Pakistan supports an Afghanistan that is at peace with itself: FM Qureshi.

    Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday said that Pakistan’s hosting of millions of Afghan refugees for over four decades remains a testimony to the closeness the country feel towards Afghanistan...

    The moot will discuss the issue of repatriation of Afghan refugees who have been living in Pakistan for the last four decades and delegates are expected to give proposals on the future course of action for Afghanistan...

  • Pakistan will continue to play role for success of Afghan peace efforts, Qureshi tells Khalilzad

    Pakistan will continue to play a supportive role for the progress and successful outcome of peace efforts aimed at ending Afghanistan's nearly 18-year war, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Thursday...

    The US envoy during the meeting with Qureshi shared the outcomes of the 7th round of US-Taliban talks in the Qatari capital and his recent engagements in Kabul...

  • 'If this is how India behaves with its own, what expectation can Pakistan have?' asks FM Qureshi

    Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Saturday drew attention to the increasingly apparent divisions within India after an 11-member contingent of its opposition parties was prevented from visiting Srinagar in occupied Kashmir, as a security clampdown there entered its 20th day...

    When they treat their own this way, what expectation can be had when we [Pakistan] are told to hold a dialogue with them?" said Qureshi...

  • President Trump to visit Pakistan 'soon', says FM Qureshi

    In his meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Davos, United States President Donald Trump assured he would visit Pakistan soon, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Wednesday...

    Qureshi said several "important issues" were discussed in the hour-long "productive" meeting between Trump and Prime Minister Imran...

  • Pakistan to continue serving its interests with regards to CPEC: FM Qureshi

    Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Thursday that when it comes to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Pakistan has to look out for what is in the country's best interests...

    Qureshi's remarks come a day after China issued a strongly-worded statement in response to allegations levelled by US diplomat Ambassador Alice Wells, who said there was no transparency in CPEC projects...

  • Pakistan helped construct roadmap for US-Taliban peace deal, says FM Qureshi

    Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Saturday said that Pakistan was closely involved in the process that led to the announcement of the upcoming peace deal between the United States and Afghanistan...

    Calling the announcement of the peace deal a “historic breakthrough”, Qureshi said Pakistan had helped in constructing a roadmap for peace in Afghanistan...

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